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The world needs to be aware of the struggles faced by the transgender people: Deepa Mehta

Caught between duty and self-determination, Sirat Taneja, a transgender woman of Delhi, has to lead a dual life. At home, she has to act as her conservative mother’s son,  while outside,  she can be a woman enjoying with her friends. She also works in a government office. The documentary I Am Sirat  is a collaborative effort between  Canada-based transnational filmmaker Deepa Mehta and Taneja focusing on the troubling and complex duality of this existence. After the Red Carpet event at the Toronto International Film Festival recently, TWF correspondent Asha Bajaj met with Deepa Mehta and Sirat Taneja to discuss the documentary